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Technical knowledge alone is not enough for pharmaceutical professionals

Technical knowledge alone is not enough for pharmaceutical professionals

16 Sep 2015

Pharmaceutical professionals must develop wider commercial and business skills if they want to continue to secure the top jobs, according to NonStop Recruitment.

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Amgen to acquire privately-held Dezima Pharma

Amgen to acquire privately-held Dezima Pharma

16 Sep 2015

Dezima's lead molecule is TA-8995, an oral, once-daily cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) inhibitor.

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BMS’s Opdivo (nivolumab) receives breakthrough therapy designation from FDA for advanced renal cell carcinoma

BMS’s Opdivo (nivolumab) receives breakthrough therapy designation from FDA for advanced renal cell carcinoma

16 Sep 2015

This is the fourth Breakthrough Therapy Designation granted for Opdivo by the FDA

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Post purification sample handling

Post purification sample handling

16 Sep 2015

Genevac has developed a suite of proprietary technological solutions to facilitate post purification sample handling, including reformatting.

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Horizon Discovery Group enters bioproduction cell line licensing agreement with LakePharma

Horizon Discovery Group enters bioproduction cell line licensing agreement with LakePharma

16 Sep 2015

The terms of the license cover commercial use of a genetically-engineered Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cell line, developed by Horizon and adapted to manufacturing conditions by LakePharma.

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Logistics experts call for industry shake-up at FlyPharma Conference

Logistics experts call for industry shake-up at FlyPharma Conference

16 Sep 2015

The conference highlighted common pharma logistics issues and stimulated an inclusive dialogue between key stakeholders in the supply chain.

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AstraZeneca purchases US biologics manufacturing facility to support growing pipeline

AstraZeneca purchases US biologics manufacturing facility to support growing pipeline

16 Sep 2015

The LakeCentre facility, located in Boulder, Colorado will increase manufacturing and production capacity to support the company’s extensive portfolio of biologics medicines.

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FDA establishes public docket to receive comments on enhancing the utility and usability of the inactive ingredient database

FDA establishes public docket to receive comments on enhancing the utility and usability of the inactive ingredient database

16 Sep 2015

FDA has announced the establishment of a public docket to receive comments from interested parties on enhancing the utility and usability of the Inactive Ingredient Database (IID) (also known as the Inactive Ingredient Guide). These comments will help ...

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Bavarian Nordic receives contract valued at USD 9 million from Janssen as part of advanced development of prime-boost Ebola vaccine regimen

Bavarian Nordic receives contract valued at USD 9 million from Janssen as part of advanced development of prime-boost Ebola vaccine regimen

16 Sep 2015

The 5-year base subcontract covers studies to improve the manufacturing process and establish long-term storage of MVA-BN Filo bulk vaccine. The contract also includes options for an additional USD 24 million to implement process development activities...

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SGS Life Sciences Services to host 4th Antwerp Biopharm Seminar on clinical trial solutions

SGS Life Sciences Services to host 4th Antwerp Biopharm Seminar on clinical trial solutions

15 Sep 2015

The one-day conference, entitled “Safety and Efficacy — Clinical Trials Solutions”, will bring together experts from SGS Life Services and the wider pharmaceutical industry, to discuss advances in biopharmaceutical research and development and combine ...

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Merck Millipore introduces enhancements to its Emprove program of pharmaceutical raw materials

Merck Millipore introduces enhancements to its Emprove program of pharmaceutical raw materials

15 Sep 2015

The expanded documentation and regulatory information facilitates drug product manufacturers' risk assessment workflows and supplier qualification. The enhancements also help drug product manufacturers meet their own internal quality guidelines as well...

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Pacira Pharmaceuticals seeks court injunction to defend its rights to share information about Exparel consistent with its FDA-approved indication

Pacira Pharmaceuticals seeks court injunction to defend its rights to share information about Exparel consistent with its FDA-approved indication

12 Sep 2015

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